Sep 24, 2012 2:00am PDT
the country can now vote. >>> politico is saying michele bachmann has raised and spent $15 million in her minnesota re-election rate. that makes her the biggest spender and razor in the house behind only speaker john boehner. >>> republicans need to win only four new seats in november to take control of the senate, but "the new york times" estimates democrats now have a 77.7% chance of holding on to their slim majority. >>> check this out, a new poll shows president obama leading the race for racing car fans. the surprise results of obama ahead of mitt romney 48 to 47% by nascar fan voters. who knew. >>> the annual farm aid concert was held this weekend to raise money to help family farmers in america. since 1985 willie nelson says farm aid has raised more than $40 million. >>> and in an online commercial for the simpson's new season homer simpson goes to vote and picks mitt romney because, quote, he did invent obama care, duh. he's sucked into a tube to a factory in china but he's happy that he still has a steady job. >>> that is your morning dish of scrambled politics. >>> and now here'
Sep 13, 2012 2:00am PDT
aggressive. >>> minnesota congresswoman shows michele bachmann's support in her re-election campaign and finds herself in a virtual dead heat, leading jim graves by two points, 38% to 46%. >>> the florida pizzeria owner who gave president obama that big bear hug said if asked, he would campaign for obama. he argues conservative protests have backfired. >>> rapper 50 sent has announced his endorsement in the race for the white house. despite supporting george w. bush in the past, he said he's going to vote for obama. >>> "saturday night live" announced jay farrell will take over from fred arm son in the key roll of impersonating the president. the show prepares for its season opener this weekend. that's your morning dish of scrambled politics. >>> and now here is your first look at how wall street will kick off the day. the dow closed at 13,333 after adding nine points yesterday. the s&p was up three and the nasdaq gained nine. taking a look overseas, the nikkei nudged up 35 points. in hong kong the hang seng lost 27. stocks ended wednesday pretty much where they started as caution se